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Robert Coover

Happy Cinco de Mayo, everyone. Trying clear out the old new links box (as opposed to the old old links I post on Thursdays now). ‘Tis the season when reviews, excerpts, lists, and author appearance are sprouting like flowers. * From Men’s Journal, this list of “The 10 Baseball Books Every Fan Should Read.” (Hmm, […]


Allen Barra, author of several notable baseball titles himself, offers this list of top five baseball fiction titles, including: Ring Around the Bases, by Ring Lardner Sometimes You See It Coming, by Kevin Baker The Brothers K, by David James Duncan Squeeze Play, by Jane Leavy (author of The Last Boy and Sandy Koufax: A […]


Coover, now 77, is considered one of the best writers of adult baseball fiction thanks to his 1968 classic, The Universal Baseball Association, Inc., Henry J Waugh, Prop. He’ll be making a couple of appearances in the Buffalo, NY area. Asa reminder, here’s a review from The New York Times in 1968 by Wilfred Sheed.


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